|Earth Day and Maker Faire -- Groks Science Show 2006-04-19 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Organizations across the country are sponsoring activities for Earth Day. On this episode, Erica Pringsheim-Moore from the California State Parks Foundation joined us to talk about their activities. Also, Max Rosenblum talked with Dan Woods about Make Magazine's Maker Faire.
Keywords: science; environment
|Altered Oceans -- Groks Science Show 2007-10-24 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Changes in the ocean environment are rapidly affecting the well being of both human and marine life. On this program, Kenneth R. Weiss from the L.A. Times examined the altered oceans.
Keywords: science; ocean; environment
|Alternative Energy Markets -- Groks Science Show 2008-05-21 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Developing alternative energy sources will require extensive capital resources. On this program, Matthew Feller discussed methods for carbon sequestration. In addition, Miriam Horn discussed developing capital infrastructure for alternative energy technology.
Keywords: science; environment; alternative energy
|Carbon Taxes -- Groks Science Show 2007-05-02 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
What is the appropriate market mechanism for moving away from a fossil fuel economy? On this program, Lester Brown from the Earth Policy Institute discussed how carbon taxes could better represent the true cost of energy.
Keywords: science; sustainability; environment; carbon tax
|Environmental Biodiversity -- Groks Science Show 2011-04-20 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
The changes to the environment caused by global warming have complex effects on the ecosystems of the earth. On this program, Richard Pearson discussed the effects of climate change on biodiversity.
Keywords: science; environment; biodiversity; extinction; groks
|Sustainable Walmart -- Groks Science Show 2011-06-01 - Charles Lee and Frank Ling|
Sustainability and Walmart are not generally uttered in the same breath. Yet, the largest retailer in the world is becoming greener. On this program, Edward Humes discussed the greening of Walmart.
Keywords: science; environment; business; sustainability; groks
|Talking Trash -- Groks Science Show 2012-05-16|
What happens to our garbage after it leaves the bins behind out houses? Is all trash waste? Author and Pulitzer Prize winning journalist Ed Humes joins us to discuss these and other topics from his book, "Garbology: Our Dirty Love Affair With Trash."
Keywords: groks; science; garbology; environment; Humes; trash; waste; recycling; landfill
|Helping oysters help us -- Groks Science Show 2013-06-19|
Oysters face an ocean of difficulty but offer us a world of good. Dr. George Waldbusser joins us to discuss oysters and his work concerning the effects of ocean acidification on oyster development.
Keywords: Waldbusser; oyster; oysters; development; ocean acidification; acidification; hatchery; environment